Former light middleweight champion Austin Trout (27-2,14KO’S) had to get off the floor twice to claim a unanimous decision victory over veteran from Australia Daniel Dawson (40-4-1, 26KO’S).
Knowledgeable boxing fans packed the cozy arena at a popular Southern California Resort and showed their appreciation by cheering as both combatants went toe to toe from the beginning to the very end of the fight which came at 1:16 of the ninth frame when referee Jack Reiss halted the contest preventing Nugaev (27-7-1,17KO’S) from taking any further punishment.
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Services for the late Johnny Ortiz will be held in Long Beach on Wednesday Aug. 27 at the All Souls Catholic Cemetery. Visitation begins at 10:30 a.m. and the mass takes place at 1 p.m. for the former radio boxing announcer and writer
Riverside junior welterweight Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera won his debut under the Golden Boy Promotions banner with an impressive victory against Johan Perez. Next will be a WBA world title shot soon against the champion.
Mayweather walked through Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to maintain his place at the top of the list. Several others had great years including Tim "Desert Storm" Bradley and Danny "Swift" Garcia. A few others dropped out of the list and a few cracked into the top dozen.(see the full story)